Andreas Ploner Wins Austrian Championships

Andreas Ploner Wins Austrian Championships

Andreas Ploner from Innsbruck won the 2013 Austrian Senior Snooker Championships in the 15 Red Snooker Club in Vienna on Saturday and Sunday the 25th & 26th of May.

In the final Andreas beat Paul Schopf from Wells 4 frames to 3 in an exciting final to claim his second National title in a row. Andreas now qualifies to play in the 2013 IBSF World Amateur in Latvia next November.

The Semi final had wins for Andreas over Georg Schlager from Vienna 4 frames to nil and Paul beat Markus Pfistermüller from Wells 4 frames to 2.

The Highest break in the Championship went to Andreas Ploner with a superb 101 in the event.

The Q-Final Results

Andreas Ploner beat Dominik Scherübl 3-1

Georg beat Sebastian Hainzl 3-1

Marcus beat Alexander Trinkl 3-0

Paul beat Hans Nirnberger 3-2

Austrian Billiards & Snooker Association President Robert Trinbacher along with Sport Director Christian Fock presented Andreas with his National Championship trophy.

Break Board
Andreas Ploner: 101,77,66,57,56,52,49, 48,47,45,43,41,40
Georg Schlager: 92,51,48c,45
Paul Schopf: 89c,89,82,80,57,52,48,46,44,40,40
Maximilian Thürr : 68
Lorenz Propst: 59,40